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Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social …

Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google? Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google?
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October has been a huge month for Microsoft, and it’s going to be interesting to see how the company’s new products and implementations inspire Bing use. Is Bing poised to make a bigger dent in Google’s share of the search …

Four Million People Upgraded To Windows 8 Over The Weekend Four Million People Upgraded To Windows 8 Over The Weekend

Windows 8 launched last Friday, and there was some concern that it wouldn’t immediately sell. Some were content with Windows 7 while others didn’t even know Windows 8 existed. It seems that those fears may have been unfounded as Microsoft …

Here’s All The New Features In Windows Phone 8 Here’s All The New Features In Windows Phone 8
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On Monday, Microsoft filled in the blanks regarding the company’s Windows Phone 8 launch. We got a look at all the new features coming to the OS, and when we can expect to see the hardware hit stores. All of …

Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey
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If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with …

Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists
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What’s the biggest threat facing Windows 8 in today’s marketplace? Is it the rise of Apple? Is it perhaps the move away from desktop computing? All of these things may be contributing, but the biggest threat may just be that …

Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade? Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade?
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Windows 8 has been at the forefront of discussion for the weeks leading up to its launch on Friday. The company says that Windows 8 is the future – a world where traditional desktop computing and touch computing can live …

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair
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Microsoft launched its first foray into tablets – the Surface – on Friday. It’s possible that a new Surface owner has already broken the screen. What are they to do? It’s probably still under warranty, but more adventurous users may …

Windows Phone 8 Companion App Released For Windows 8 Windows Phone 8 Companion App Released For Windows 8

Windows 8 has just been released and the reception has been mixed. Despite the mixed reviews, there are some really neat things about the new operating system. One of the more interesting features is how Microsoft has made the OS …

Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8 Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8
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Windows 8 launched at midnight and is now making its way into the hands of early adopters everywhere. Those early adopters, if they’re using Windows RT, are also being exposed to Internet Explorer 10. They don’t have a choice as …

Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8 Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8
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Google announced the availability of its new Google search and Chrome web browser apps for Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, which hit the market today. The Google Search app was spotted previously. We talked it about it here, but …

Bing Shows Off Its Windows 8 Apps Bing Shows Off Its Windows 8 Apps
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Windows 8 is now upon us, and the third-party apps are coming out of the woodwork. Here, we looked at StumbleUpon’s Windows 8-specific experience, for example. Here’s a look at Google’s. Here’s Netflix. And Kindle. It’s not a third party, …

Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade
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Microsoft is still partying like its 1995 up in New York City and for good reason – Windows 8 is launching at midnight. All the major software developers are joining in the fun by letting everybody know that their respective …

StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App

StumbleUpon revealed a new app today for Windows 8 tablets and PCs. Users can jump into the app from the Windows 8 Start screen from the live tile or app tile. Users can also pick from a grid of thumbnails, …

Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time
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Windows 8 is launching tonight at midnight. The few thousand people who upgrade this weekend will want something to do on their new Windows 8 PCs or tablets. Skype, Hulu Plus and Google will have Windows 8 apps available at …

Here’s What The Google Windows 8 App Looks Like Here’s What The Google Windows 8 App Looks Like
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Microsoft will launch Windows 8 on Friday, and Google has not wasted any time in making sure it has a presence on the operating system. The company has already released its Windows 8 App. It’s wise of Google not to …

Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs
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Windows 8 has been controversial to say the least. It seems there are more naysayers everyday as we move closer to its launch this Friday. The operating system does have its fans, however, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen wrote a …

Microsoft Updates All Of Its Office Web Apps Microsoft Updates All Of Its Office Web Apps

The Web is quickly becoming the new platform of choice for many tech companies. Google and Microsoft have been the two largest proponents of the Web over the last few years with both companies investing heavily in cloud computing and …

Xbox Entertainment Launching On Windows 8 PCs This Friday Xbox Entertainment Launching On Windows 8 PCs This Friday

Xbox is no longer associated with just gaming. Microsoft is uniting all of its entertainment choices under the same brand. Those entertainment choices are launching in earnest later this week as Windows 8 is made available to the general public …

Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch

The Windows 8 announcements are starting to slowly trickle out as we approach the official launch of the operating system on Friday. Earlier this afternoon, Skype gave us an inside look at what the service will look like on Windows …

Windows 8 Gets An All New Skype Experience Windows 8 Gets An All New Skype Experience
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Windows 8 is making software developers rethink how their applications look and feel. That is doubly true for Skype as they had to create a completely new interface for Windows 8 while appeasing their new overlords at Microsoft. The results …